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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka flier: Iwo Jima 'haven' for American bombing crews in World War IIIwo Jima — the Pacific island transformed into an iconic World War II symbol wi
Topeka flier: Iwo Jima 'haven' for American bombing crews in World War II
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 hours ago
Iwo Jima — the Pacific island transformed into an iconic World War II symbol with the famous photograph of five Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman hoisting a flag aloft on Mount Suribachi — was wrestled from Japanese troops to provide runways to... Read more
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Air Force Times
U.S. Pacific Air Forces chooses Tinian island as divert airfieldThe famous World War II island where a B-29 named Enola Gay and its pilot, Col.
U.S. Pacific Air Forces chooses Tinian island as divert airfield
Air Force Times / Posted 3 days ago
The famous World War II island where a B-29 named Enola Gay and its pilot, Col. Paul Tibbets Jr., came together Aug. 6, 1945, to lead a mission that would deploy a uranium bomb known as "Little Boy" over Hiroshima, Japan, is soon to be back in... Read more
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express
Were intercepted Russian 'bear bombers' armed with NUCLEAR missiles over the Channel? RUSSIAN 'bear bombers' spotted flying close to UK airspace could be carrying
Were intercepted Russian 'bear bombers' armed with NUCLEAR missiles over the Channel?
express / Posted 11 days ago
RUSSIAN 'bear bombers' spotted flying close to UK airspace could be carrying atomic warheads, sparking fears over the potential fallout of a crash or accident... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
John Salvatore Tidona Sr. dies at age 85John Salvatore "Poppy" Tidona Sr., 85, of Oakland, passed away on the morning o
John Salvatore Tidona Sr. dies at age 85
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
John Salvatore "Poppy" Tidona Sr., 85, of Oakland, passed away on the morning of Jan. 31, 2016, after an extended illness. Mr. Tidona, a first generation American, was born in Hoboken. He was the second son of Salvatore and Maria (nee Calabrese)... Read more
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FOX News
WWII-era female flyers are fighting for military burial honorsEarly in the world wars, many American women found roles open to them. While th
WWII-era female flyers are fighting for military burial honors
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
Early in the world wars, many American women found roles open to them. While they were usually kept far from the direct combat (nurses excluded), the positions they filled were usually designed to “free a man to fight.” Female units formed throughout... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
University Radio Club Donates Vintage J-37 Key to B-29 Radio Position RestorationThe Amateur Radio Club of the University of Arkansas (W5YM), which celebrates i
University Radio Club Donates Vintage J-37 Key to B-29 Radio Position Restoration
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 17 days ago
The Amateur Radio Club of the University of Arkansas (W5YM), which celebrates its centennial this year, has donated a J-37 telegraph key to be used in a radio position under restoration onboard “Fifi,” a World War II vintage B-29 Flying Fortress.... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Tuesday's Area ResultsCOLLEGESMen's basketballBabson 72, Clark 50Babson (12-5, 6-1 NEWMAC)Sam Bohmill
Tuesday's Area Results
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
COLLEGESMen's basketballBabson 72, Clark 50Babson (12-5, 6-1 NEWMAC)Sam Bohmiller 2 0 6, Nick Comenale 5 1 14, Joey Flannery 10 2 25, Isaiah Nelsen 5 1 11, Matthew Droney 1 0 2, Kyle Rodegher 1 0 3, David Stauffer 1 0 2, Brad Jacks 2 3 7, Charlie... Read more
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TribLIVE
Deutschtown photography exhibit memorializes Pittsburgh’s steel industryIn the early 1980s, German photographers Hilla and Bernd Becher photographed se
Deutschtown photography exhibit memorializes Pittsburgh’s steel industry
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
In the early 1980s, German photographers Hilla and Bernd Becher photographed several of the blast furnaces inside Pittsburgh-area steel mills for their book “Blast Furnaces” (MIT Press Massachusetts, 1990). They described the blast furnace “like a... Read more
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York Daily Record
Just an 84-old, one-armed skiierLee Lentz picked up skiing long after losing a hand in an industrial accident.
Just an 84-old, one-armed skiier
York Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
Lee Lentz picked up skiing long after losing a hand in an industrial accident. The story about how Lee Lentz developed his self-described unorthodox skiing style began a couple of years after he graduated from high school and went into the Air... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Gordon (Mac) James McCarthy, born Jan. 29, 1923, in Rochester, N.Y., died Jan. 10, 2016, at Railside Assis
Gordon (Mac) James McCarthy
The Marietta Times / Posted 29 days ago
, born Jan. 29, 1923, in Rochester, N.Y., died Jan. 10, 2016, at Railside Assisted Living Center, Byron Center, Mich., of dementia and Alzheimer's. He was the only child of James Patrick and Evelyn Witters McCarthy. Mac... Read more

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